This is an analysis of the poem My Troubles that begins with:

I WROTE down my troubles every day;
And after a few short years, ...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: alternate rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1111101001 1100110 1110011101 1100111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 149
  • Average number of words per stanza: 29
  • Amount of lines: 4
  • Average number of symbols per line: 37 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; i is repeated.

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  • summary of My Troubles;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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